Robert J. Jackson, Jr.

Professor of Law

40 Washington Square South

New York, NY 10012-1099

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

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The Law and Economics of Blockholder Disclosure

Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 40-60, Spring 2012, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 702, Columbia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 405
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2015
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Robert J. Jackson, Jr.
Harvard Law School and Professor of Law
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Shining Light on Corporate Political Spending

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 101, April 2013, pp. 923-967, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 728, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 431
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2014
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Robert J. Jackson, Jr.
Harvard Law School and Professor of Law
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Political spending, SEC, disclosure, transparency

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Corporate Political Speech: Who Decides?

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 124, pp. 83-117, 2010., Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 676
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2010
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Robert J. Jackson, Jr.
Harvard Law School and Professor of Law
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Public Corporation, Political Contributions, Campaign Finance, Citizens United

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Executive Pensions

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 823-855, 2005, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 507
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Robert J. Jackson, Jr.
Harvard Law School and Professor of Law
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Executive compensation, executive retirement benefits, executive pensions, stealth compensation, camouflage, pay for performance

Executive Pensions

NBER Working Paper No. w11907
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2010
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Robert J. Jackson, Jr.
Harvard Law School and Professor of Law
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Toward a Constitutional Review of the Poison Pill

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 114, No. 6, pp. 1549-1594, October 2014, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 772, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-386
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2014
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Robert J. Jackson, Jr.
Harvard Law School and Professor of Law
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Corporate governance, Mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, tender offers, antitakeover defenses, poison pill, Williams Act, preemption, state antitakeover statutes

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The 8-K Trading Gap

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 524
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2016
Alma Cohen, Robert J. Jackson, Jr. and Joshua Mitts
Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Professor of Law and Columbia Law School
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Insider Trading, Securities Law, Corporate Law, Corporate Governance

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Pre-Disclosure Accumulations by Activist Investors: Evidence and Policy

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 1-34, Fall 2013, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 13-33
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2015
Lucian A. Bebchuk, Alon Brav, Robert J. Jackson, Jr. and Wei Jiang
Harvard Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Professor of Law and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Corporate governance, disclosure, Williams Act, takeovers, proxy fights, takeover defenses, poison pills, control contests, shareholder activism, activist investors, hedge funds, blockholders

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How Does Legal Enforceability Affect Consumer Lending? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

The Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 May 2016 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2017
Colleen Honigsberg, Robert J. Jackson, Jr. and Richard Squire
Stanford Law School, Professor of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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usury law, strategic default, consumer lending, marketplace lending, Madden v. Midland

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How the SEC Helps Speedy Traders

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 501
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2014
Robert J. Jackson, Jr. and Joshua Mitts
Professor of Law and Columbia Law School
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securities law, high-frequency trading, information dissemination

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Trading Against the Random Expiration of Private Information: A Natural Experiment

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 15-6
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2018
Mohammadreza Bolandnazar, Robert J. Jackson, Jr., Wei Jiang and Joshua Mitts
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Professor of Law, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Columbia Law School
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Private information; information dissemination; informed trading

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Supreme Court Amicus Brief of 19 Corporate Law Professors, Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, No. 14-915

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Nov 2015
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Columbia Law School, Duke University School of Law, Stanford Law School, Columbia Law School, Widener University Delaware Law School, Yale University - Law School, Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, University of Michigan Law School, Stanford Law School, Harvard Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, BC Law School, New York University School of Law, Harvard Law School and New York University (NYU)
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corporate politics, union politics, First Amendment, shareholder rights, corporate speech

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Activist Directors and Agency Costs: What Happens When an Activist Director Goes on the Board?

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 18-15
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2018
John C. Coffee, Robert J. Jackson, Jr., Joshua Mitts and Robert E. Bishop
Columbia Law School, Professor of Law, Columbia Law School and Yale School of Management
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Activism, Agency Costs, Bid/Ask Spread, Corporate Governance, Hedge Fund, Hedge Fund Activism, Information Leakage, Informed Trading, Insider Trading, Options Trading, Principal Costs, Private Benefits, Private Settlements, Proxy Contests

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Is EU Merger Control Used for Protectionism? An Empirical Analysis

Journal for Empirical Legal Studies 14:4, December 2017, Forthcoming, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 571
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Jul 2017
Anu Bradford, Robert J. Jackson, Jr. and Jonathon Zytnick
Columbia University - Law School, Professor of Law and Columbia University
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European Commission, EU Merger Control, EU, protectionism, antitrust, antitrust protectionism

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The Hidden Nature of Executive Retirement Pay

Virginia Law Review No. 479 (2014), Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 475 , Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 14-27
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 20 May 2016
Robert J. Jackson, Jr. and Colleen Honigsberg
Professor of Law and Stanford Law School
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Executive compensation, executive retirement benefits, executive pensions, pay for performance, inside debt

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The Rise of Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2017
Alon Bebchuk and Robert J. Jackson, Jr.
Data Lab, Columbia Law School and Professor of Law
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A New Method of Random Sampling to Reduce the Cost of Regulatory Monitoring

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 562
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Nov 2006
Robert J. Jackson, Jr. and David Rosenberg
Professor of Law and Harvard Law School
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The Untenable Case for Keeping Investors in the Dark

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 10 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2018
Harvard Law School, Professor of Law, University of Houston Law Center and Harvard Law School
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political spending, SEC, disclosure, transparency

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The Effects of a Tax Notch on CEO Golden Parachute Contracts and Option Exercises

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Nov 2017
Robert J. Jackson, Jr. and Jonathon Zytnick
Professor of Law and Columbia University
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Is E.U. Merger Control Used for Protectionism? An Empirical Analysis

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 15, Issue 1, pp. 165-191, 2018
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Feb 2018
Anu Bradford, Robert J. Jackson, Jr. and Jonathon Zytnick
Columbia University - Law School, Professor of Law and Columbia University
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